Repeat Offender: Manufacturers Hold the Salt

Over the years, increasing amounts of sodium have turned up in nearly every segment of the food industry. But the times are working against the popular flavoring agent. Pressure from physician and public advocacy groups has provoked a response from the Food and Drug Administration, which late last year held its first hearing to determine if sodium needs to be regulated. Manufacturers are anticipating

Over the years, increasing amounts of sodium have turned up in nearly every segment of the food industry.

But the times are working against the popular flavoring agent. Pressure from physician and public advocacy groups has provoked a response from the Food and Drug Administration, which late last year held its first hearing to determine if sodium needs to be regulated.

Manufacturers are anticipating change by voluntarily holding the salt. According to Productscan Online, the

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